Private Project

The Shadow (La Sombra)

Zanna, a young migrant woman, travels North through the the American Southwest in hopes to reunite with her mother. Separated from her uncle and brother, she battles the harsh elements of the desert and bares witness to great injustice.  In her dreams she is confronted by Santa Muerte and gifted a memory to help her keep moving forward... to help her survive.

  • Mark Anthony Dellas
    Director
  • Mark Anthony Dellas
    Writer
  • Mark Anthony Dellas
    Producer
  • Jeffery Gonzales
    Producer
  • Emmett Mckinley
    Producer
  • Eliana Molina
    Producer
  • Jesua Israel Alvarez
    Producer
  • Armando Hernandez
    Producer
  • Eliana Molina
    Key Cast
  • Jesua Israel Alvarez
    Key Cast
  • Armando Hernandez
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    La Sombra
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Drama, Latin
  • Runtime:
    23 minutes 6 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 1, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Mark Anthony Dellas

Originally from New York, Mark Anthony Dellas is an artist with experience in the many different areas of the film industry. He most recently moved to Santa Fe, NM to produce and direct his first narrative short film.

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Director Statement

Orson Welles said it best:
"The enemy of art is the absence of limitations."